Archive for December, 2011

No Place Like Bubba Gump!

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

The last time I was at Bubba Gump it was waaaaay back in 2008 or 2009 so it was an absolute delight to learn that Christmas dinner with some of the boyfriend’s friends will be there. A friend of the boyfriend made a reservation (yay!) since Bubba Gump is usually packed during dinner time. We arrived on time and was immediately ushered to our table.

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MedChef’s Red Velvet Cake

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

The name MedChef doesn’t seem to be as fitting a name for a company that churns out wonderfully-crafted baked goodies. I can’t help myself from associating them with medicinal food or something just ’cause their name is a wee bit out of the box–for me, that is.

But then I did my research and found out that the two people behind MedChef came up with this name because they also came from two different backgrounds. One is a true-blue culinary person, Chef Hasset Go. The other is medical technologist Jayson Paul Carlos. You would think that it’s an odd team, but it works. :)

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Sumo Dog: Sausages With A Japanese Twist

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Cute logo! :)

The Galleon Food Avenue is where I usually go to buy lunch. I have seen a number of food stalls come and go because I can only imagine how expensive it must be to run a small business in a building–in Makati, especially!

I don’t need to see how much it really costs to rent a spot to know that. Green Tomato, for example, was a favorite of mine. I thought they were doing good financially but its stall in The Galleon disappeared, leaving my pasta cravings all weepy and sad. I can’t be sure though if it was indeed financial strains that drove them away.

There’s this fairly new food stall in The Galleon called Sumo Dog, a “hotdog” joint sans the hotdog. They serve sausages with a Japanese twist. I’ve never seen someone actually buying something from them so I got curious. I wondered if they were serving overpriced or just plain bad meals. I gave the food stall a chance one Monday afternoon and tried something off their menu.

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Tempura Friday

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Tempura Japanese Grill

I don’t remember ever eating at Tempura and finishing a meal. Seriously. I don’t know if I should be happy about it that I’m (unfortunately or fortunately) given with a stomach so tiny and an appetite so suppressed. 😐

Anyway, the last time I was at Tempura was last year. It was also around December, with the same person–the boyfriend. Hmm, I guess some things never change do they? :)

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